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Gary Dixon

January 15, 1937 — July 7, 2022

North Port, FL

Gary Vanmeter Dixon, 85, of North Ft. Myers passed away on July 7, 2022. Gary was born on January 15,1937, in Accident, MD, to the late Florence (Dixon) Sanders. Gary grew up in Oakland, MD.

Gary was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, who always had a smile on his face and loved watching the hummingbirds on his front porch in Garret County, MD. He served proudly in the United States Marine Corps and was an entrepreneur of Dixon Motor Freight and Schurr Transportation Inc. Gary was passionate about golf, especially playing in Charlie’s Angels at the Oakland Golf Club, deep sea fishing, and his dog Lola.

Gary leaves behind many memories with his wife, Bonnie B. Dixon, of 42 years; two daughters, Georgette Maslanik and MaryLou Read; two sons, Michael Conway and Daniel Conway; twelve grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and his loving furry companion, Lola.

He was preceded in death by his son Gary Vanmeter Dixon, Jr.

Donations in Gary’s name may be made to Garrett County Historical Society, 107 South 2nd Street, Oakland, MD 21550 or the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060.  A celebration of life will be held at the Oakland Golf Course on September 17, 2022 at 1 PM.

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